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Building a Bird Conservation and Environmental Network in China


Ref: 14044
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Mr Mike Crosby
Lead Institution: Birdlife International
Host Country Institutions: Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Start Date: 2005-04-01
End Date: 2008-03-31
Funding: £190,410.00
Website: http://www.chinabirdnet.org
Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Purpose: To develop a network of civil society organisations with an interest in, and concern for, China’s birds and environment.
Outputs: 1. Civil society network of birdwatching and conservation groups established in China mainland. 2. Awareness raised amongst civil society organisations of the importance of China’s birds and key areas for conservation. 3. Capacity of civil society groups and individuals strengthened to participate in species and site conservation activities. 4. Information on key bird species and key areas for conservation enhanced. 5. Conservation prospects for threatened bird species improved through civil society engagement in the preparation and implementation of species action plans. 6. Prospects for priority sites improved through civil society organisations undertaking site-conservation activities

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